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Cajeput (Melaleuca minor) Pure Essential Oil

Cajeput (Melaleuca minor) Pure Essential Oil
Product Code : VRIWCEO0019005
Botanical Name Melaleuca cajeputi
Country of Origin Australia
Solubility Soluble in alcohol and oils. Insoluble in water.
Specific Gravity 0.900 – 0.921 @ 20°C
Optical Rotation -4.0 – +1.0 @ 20°C
Refrective Index 1.463 – 1.472 @ 20°C
PlantPart Leaves and twigs
Bland With It can mix well with various essential oils such as bergamot, cloves, geranium, lavender, and thyme.
CAS No 8008-98-8 / 470-82-6
Flash Point 48 °C Tag Closed Cup
Extraction Method Steam distillation of leaves and twigs.

Description

This essential oil is sourced from the Cajeput tree, which is a common name used for certain members of the genus Melaleuca. These trees are evergreens with pointed leaves having white, red or green flowers. The trees are widely known for their essential oils that have many aromatherapeutic and herbal uses.

History

Cajeput, a cousin of the Tea tree, grows in the seasonally inundated, swampy areas of Malaysia. In allusion to the colour of its bark it is sometimes known as White Tea tree. Locally it is considered a cure all a whole apothecary in a tree, especially valued by those who have limited access to other remedies. It is somewhat milder and less overpowering than Tea tree oil, but can be used in much the same way. It is one of the chief ingredients in Oil of Olbas and Tiger Balm.

Color & Aroma

Color : Colorless to pale yellow clear liquid. with Camphorous with a slight fruity odor.,

Aroma : It has a warm and camphoraceous aroma. Its aroma smells like rosemary and cardamom.

Constituents

It contains a-pinene, b-pinene, myrcene, a-terpinene, limonene, 1,8-cineole, y-terpinene, p-cymene, terpinolene, linalool, terpinen-4-ol and a-terpineol.

Uses

The essential oil of the Cajeput is widely used in many aromatherapeutic and herbal preparations. This oil contains highest anti-infectious properties and is popular amongst health professionals around the world.

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